Dignity Health Mental Health Assistant in NORTHRIDGE, California

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANT - PSYCHIATRIC ACUTE

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Under direct supervision of the licensed nurse, the MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANT provides basic patient care in accordance with individual patient needs, Hospital policy and standards of patient care.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Graduate or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Services or Corrections preferred.At least (1) year as MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANT in acute care preferred/ or equivalent combination of higher education and experience. Current Certification in Management of Assaultive Behavior. AHA BLS req'd.

Qualifications

  • Must have at least one (1) year as a mental health assistant (acute care preferred) or equivalent combination of higher education and experience.

  • Completion of a Hospital approved program on Management of Assaultive Behaviors, as defined by Hospital/Unit policy required. N/A.

  • Current AHA BLS card. Must maintain current Fire Safety cards.

  • This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Job ID 2018-56898

Employment Type Part Time

Department Behavioral Health

Hours / Pay Period 48

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Evening

Location NORTHRIDGE

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 2:45pm-11:15pm

Work Schedule 8 Hour